UA “In the News” — July 6

  • July 6th, 2016

Camp Seale Harris hosts weeklong program for kids with diabetes
Tuscaloosa News – July 3
From July 11 through July 15, children ages 5-15 with diabetes are invited to Camp Seale Harris at the Robert E. Witt Student Activity Center at the University of Alabama. “Camp Seale Harris is for children with diabetes and teaches them how to live well with diabetes by teaching the skills to check their blood sugar, manage medications, healthy eating and physical activity,” said Rhonda McDavid, executive director of Camp Seale Harris. “It also provides support and comradery for the children and their families in managing diabetes”

State Troopers report eight traffic fatalities over holiday weekend
Anniston Star – July 5
An Ohatchee woman who was killed in a Saturday morning accident was one of eight traffic fatalities across the state during the Fourth of July weekend, troopers said Tuesday. Mary Beth Lambert, 47, died after a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, driven by Steven Daniel Blohm, 43 of Jacksonville, collided with a 2004 Ford F-150, Trooper Chuck Daniel wrote in a news release Saturday … According to traffic data from University of Alabama’s Center for Advanced Public Safety, there were 605 crashes between Friday and Tuesday, 38 alcohol-related and 28 speed-related.

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